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CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 9:00am EST
anniversary of columbus' trip, so it certainly discusses columbus and his role in the discovery of america. you can't discover a place where perhaps as many as a hundred people already live. fun story about columbus and geography affect him though. one of the things i love to do is to research, to go in the library and look for the books because it's always the unexpected discovery, to reach a moment i love so much. i remember going to find a book about columbus, a biography. three books down on the same shelf with christopher columbus. nobody told junior high school that christopher columbus kept a log book of his four voyages and wrote letters about the voyages. so i pulled that out, just an unexpected discovery, and started to read it. i was enthralled. he was columbus describing his voyages, describing his discoveries in his own words. of course they are his words, so we have to remember people write about themselves with the degree of prejudice. it was one thing more than anything else caught me from the lawbooks of columbus. in his third voyage she lives off the coast of south americ
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 3:00am PST
of the badgering done in person or over the air waves impacted early voting. here in columbus, the line stretched out of the door and in the parking lot and people waited in line for two hours to cast a ballot. some of the churches loaded up people on buss and drove them to early voting location. and spokesman said this is resulting in a big surge for president obama. and that is why they fought so hard to keep early voting open in the final weekend leading up to the election here in ohio. associated press reported republicans and democrats, democrats lead by six percent. we can show you video of the absentee ballots and republican response to that. spokesman said they anticipated all along that democrats would lead with early voting, however, the lead is not significant as it was in the last election. they say viewer democrats showed up for early vote more republicans showed up. both sides are predicting a narrow margin of victory and lawyered up have observers here in the polling locations. and every vote counts and every vote will be scrutinized. >> steve: thank you for the live report. everyb
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
in columbus. good evening. >> good evening, carl. as the world watches ohio, ohio is watching ohio. ohio state university and election night is an event. we have several hundred students from all political persuasions that are watching here. remember, no republican has won the white house without winning ohio. that's not to say that governor romney can't do it, but it makes it a lot harder if he does not win. that explains why the governor was in ohio twice in the last 24 hours. in cleveland today, here in columbus yesterday. it also explains why president obama was here in one of his last stops on his last campaign in columbus last night. vice president biden here today as well. we are awaiting momentarily a briefing by the ohio secretary of state as the polls are about to close. we will be bringing that to you if there's anything notable there. has this gotten voters' attention, you bet it has. take a look at the scenes a short time ago outside this building, the ohio union, where as many as 500 students were lined up to vote as the polls were closing. and these lines have been going out the
NBC
Nov 5, 2012 4:00am PST
, veronica, we're seeing both candidates making stops again in the buckeye state. they'll be up in columbus later today. >> tracie potts in cincinnati, stay warm out there. >>> there was anger and frustration in florida where voters lined up to cast absentee ballots after being cut off from the early voting deadline on saturday. investigative correspondent michael itzkoff explains what happened there and other potential election problems. >> reporter: frustrated voters outside the miami-dade election office, they had come after the county announced it would open its doors to provide and accept absentee ballots. but so many voters showed up that election officials were overwhelmed. they shut their doors, then decided to reopen. the democratic party sued to extend early voting after some voters were stuck onlines for hours. >> i'm a little bit upset. you have, like, what, five hours now. >> reporter: election officials are bracing for lots of potential voting problems on tuesday, especially in the key battleground states. in ohio, experts say because of confusion over new absentee ballot rule
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 4:00am EST
event in columbus, ohio. in the boss's state of new jersey officials are making sure people can cast their ballots despite the devastation from hurricane sandy. people cast provisional ballots. in florida and key battleground states with reporting, there are reports of robo calls incorrectly telling people they can cast votes over the phone. and in last night's halftime show chris berman interviewed president obama and mitt romney. we begin with mr. romney. >> this campaign process goes on a couple of years. lots of flights, lots of trips. what i found that surprised me is the more events i did, the more energy i seemed to get. >> in sports it's about winning championships. interesting in politics, it's not winning elections, it's making sure that you're delivering for the folks who sent you. >> speaking of sports, president obama predikded a victory for his chicago bears. >>> people in countries around the world pay a lot more attention to the american presidential election than you might thing. michelle is in london with more on that. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: absolutely
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
and the city of columbus. they will end tonight in their respective hometown. for president obama, that would be chicago, illinois, where he will talk to his supporters, win or lose tomorrow. the same for mitt romney and in boston, massachusetts, brian by this time tomorrow night, we will probably still not know who won but at least we'll be further along the path than we were right now. >> and we have about 20 seconds here, tom. have either campaigns started lining up lawyers in case it's as close as we expect? >> actually and in all seriousness, brian, they have throughout all 50 states, there are challenged lawyers hired by the attorneys, especially in ohio tonight. we can expect to so legal action if that vote tonight gets critical and ohio is the bell weather of deciding the entire thing. >> tom fitzgerald tonight. >>> is it for us on the news edge special, you decide 2012. back here at 10 on the news edge at 11. as always. hope to see you then.
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 1:40am PST
, columbus, ohio. >>> nightmare scenario, ron. all right, thank you. >>> well, 2012 presidential election already made history with a record number of early voters. about 46 million americans, more than one out of every three voters, cast an early ballot this year. our latest polling shows president obama has a narrow three-point lead among those who voted before today. >>> and, of course, there are also 33 senate races to be decided today in addition to the presidential race. among the highest profile races, the one in massachusetts between democrat elizabeth warren and incumbent scott brown, two former governors are facing off in virginia. a democrat, tim kaine, taking on republican george allen. in missouri, claire mccaskill faces republican todd akin. the race, remember, gained national attention after akin's comments about rape and pregnancy. >>> on top of that, several hot button social issues on the ballot for voters to decide. gay marriage is on the ballot in four states. maryland, maine, washington, and minnesota. immigration questions will be answered in several states as well i
CNN
Nov 6, 2012 2:00am PST
in ohio. i want to show you three parts in particular, suburbs of cleveland, columbus and cincinnati. a lot of attention on these spots. let's go in here to lake county. lake county. 2% of the population, the president personally spending time here. why? in 2004, this went to bush. this is territory the president got and he's trying to hold on to. 2008, the president had a slim margin here in lake county. he's definitely trying to hold on to that. columbus, both candidates interested in keeping ahold of this territory. it's 9% of the population. and you come down here to hamilton county, 7%, both candidates spending a lot of time around cincinnati. again, back in 2004, this was bush territory. the president taking that last time around, trying to defend this territory. that's why spare spending so much time personally in ohio. >> hopefully for them the math works. if you camp out you can keep those votes you had last time around. >> that's right. >>> other stories making news, zoraida has those stories. >>> coastal communities are sitting in the path of nor'easter. 1.2 million people
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
electoral votes, one of the tantalizing prices. jeff flock in columbus ohio. eighteen votes, lawsuits, lawyers. man-to-man, it will be dramatic. rich edson at obama headquarters if you were to say that nevada, six electoral votes could be a deal changer, a little more than a few weeks ago there would have thought you crazy. that was then, this is now. the battle for every single electoral vote, where you need to run in 72 when an addict and it seems to have a going in, you get an idea that every state counts, every little town -- county and town councils, and that is why these guys are fighting in l.a. the night to see if it goes their way. first step rich edson. >> reporter: well, they are expecting says that. they say, as they have expected for some time, it is going to be a very close race, but one they predict it will carry in the end. that is the feeling around the obama camp. they say that if you look at the swing states, the particular selling states out there, they are in play and have a modest lead, but a consistent lead. the majority of them, and enough to put their candid o
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
in washington. still plenty cold out there to the west and north. pittsburgh 29 degrees. 27 in columbus. 37 in new york city. good news, not only we'll warm up, but they'll warm up with sunshine into new jersey and new york over the next couple of days. is . >> that's good. >> high pressure will move overhead later today. that will give us plenty of bright sunshine. little cool with highs in the mid- to upper 50s. but less wind. cold overnight. sunday and monday winds out of the south and west, and that means warmer air on the way. lots of sunshine with a nice warming trend. 57 today. mid-60s tomorrow. close to 70 sunday and monday afternoon. sunday veteran's day. monday many people get a holiday. good couple of days for holidays. >> are schools closed monday? no? >> not montgomery county. it's a half day, i believe. >> energy -- federal government is closed, right? >> julie wright is standing by with traffic. >> are we working monday? >> yes. >> we work every day. >> darn! we need that rule, if the schools are out, we're out, too. >> i like that. >> on the roads now you'll find north of t
FOX News
Nov 6, 2012 3:00am PST
right now. governor romney really has to rack up the count on his side of things. yesterday in columbus urging his supporters at a rally to get out there and get everyone they can get to the polls. here he is. >> some of you have been successful in convincing your neighbors to vote for paul ryan and me and i thank you for that. now let's make sure that everyone we know gets out to vote on times you're here because you care about america. this campaign is about america and about the future that we're going to leave to our children. we thank you and we ask to you stay at it all the way until victory on tuesday night is clear. >> for governor romney today will be all about two things. how the independents break and what kind enthusiasm there is out there for conservatives to get to the polls. i thought mike huckabee said something interesting this weekend when he said in terms of conservative enthusiasm in this country look back on the chick-fil-a controversy, who thought that so many people would line up around the block for a chicken sandwich? imagine what they'll do when it comes to vot
FOX News
Nov 4, 2012 3:00am PST
, and we start with mike tobin in columbus, ohio, many still say voters there, mike, will decide of course, who actually wins this election and how it comes back to ohio. >> right. >> certainly does, that's why you have the candidates making the mad final dash in the buckeye state and both of them and the first lady made appearances yesterday. the obama campaign goes into the home stretch enjoying a significant lead in early voting returns, but the romney campaign says it's not as significant as the lead he held over john mccain in this same time frame. they believe they can make up the difference on election day, so, you have both sides going into the home stretch here extremely energized, the ground game, microtargeting of voters, personal contact is unlike anything you've seen in previous campaigns, we caught up with the group, americans for prosperity as they were mobilizing en masse and heading out into the neighborhoods. generally what you see with all of these door knock efforts is a mobilization of the base is the get out the vote effort. what americans for prosperity were doing, t
ABC
Nov 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
and neck. witnesses say two men were arguing on the sidewalk on jackson street near columbus avenue around 6:15. one of the men pulled out a knife. the victim was conscious when he was taken away in an ambulance. still to come, black friday is passe. now it is on to cyber monday as millions head on-line. and a dramatic underwater rescue. how divers saved this gentle giant's life. and the questions surrounding a college with cal puss nationwide. the abc news investigation into the admi >>> the holiday week -- weekend is wrapping up, but retailers are ready for another shopping on slot. 247 million americans shopped this thanksgiving weekend. that's up 9% from last year. now the holiday shopping frenzy is moving from brick and mortar stores to the internet. lilian kim is live as we close in on cyber monday. hi, lilian. >> ama, union square has been a popular spot these past few days, but for shoppers it is now finding deals on-line. people went shopping in record numbers. total spending this thanksgiving weekend reached just over $59 billion. up almost 13% from last year. next up, cyber mond
ABC
Nov 26, 2012 2:00am PST
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NBC
Nov 6, 2012 11:00am EST
final appeal for a vote in the state of ohio. he'll be in cleveland minutes from now. he was in columbus yesterday. ohio is one of four battleground states he visited on the last day of campaigning. >> president obama is done campaigning. he's spending election day in chicago. he arrived in the middle of the night. he flew to the windy city from des moines, iowa. the city has sentimental value to him. it's where he opened his first presidential campaign office four years ago. >>> folks in maryland have a host of issues they must decide on. news 4's tony tull joins us. >> let me tell you if you are in prince george's county and haven't gotten out to vote, take a look now. the lines are not that bad. this morning, lines about two hours. latest report 40 to 45 minutes. get on down if you are on your lunch hour. we are expecting it to go up three to four hours. as you mentioned, keith, in maryland, seven questions on the ballot. three are a hot topic as aaron discussed earlier. the one in prince george's county, question 7. it's election day. in prince george's county, a restless night for m
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
from texas today. she's out on the campaign trail in columbus, ohio. good to see you as well, congresswoman. >> fredricka, good to be with you this afternoon. >> excellent. let's begin. we're talking about these candidates, president obama, mitt romney, they are crisscrossing these battleground states. let me begin with you, congressman price. you heard kyung talking about colorado being so vital. it was obama country during the last election, but with the one third independent voters made up much of suburban moms, is this a strategy that romney is going to be spending more time there later on today. how focused is he on colorado and trying to sway perhaps those one third independent voters? >> that's colorado and it's wisconsin and it's ohio and pennsylvania and all of the other states that are still in play. and the independent voters are indeed absolutely pivotal. each candidate want to make sure they get out their base, their base voters. when we look at the independent votes which is why we believe so strongly that governor romney will be the next president, we see high
FOX News
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
in denver, colorado. steve harrigan is in tampa, florida. steve brown is with vote counters in columbus, ohio. shannon bream at the republican watch party if des moines, iowa. good evening, shannon. >> reporter: hello, bret. well, republicans here in iowa are hoping that romney will pull off a somewhat unexpected win. there is something down ticket that could help him. in 2009, the state supreme court here legalized same-sex marriage. that motivated and mobilized conservatives and evangelical christians. they had three of the justices that signed on to the opinion removed. a fourth justice on the ballot. that is not all. control of the state senate is control by democrats. conservatives hope to win it back to give them control of the both state houses and enabling them to pass legislation to been a the same-sex marriage. if the evident to get out the vote on the same-sex marriage issue is successful, it could help romney. secretary of state here says there have been very few complaints about the voting irregularities. the biggest complaint is vote whose didn't get the "i voted" sticker.
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
's just yet. jeff flock in columbus, ohio. this is ohio, to close to call. pre-show their names because we did not know if you knew was to. all right. in ohio, what are we looking at? >> well, you know who is to, but you're absolutely right. way too close to call. within the last minute the polls of clothes, and here is what will happen. we are in the state house. you can see everyone assembled to cover this this evening because this could go well into the night. at 7:45 p.m. we will begin to get the first of the votes. these will not be today. these will be the absentee ballot, the early votes, that is about, we think, under 2 million voters, one-third of the electorate. zero precincts reporting and the numbers, but you will begin to get numbers. that should be more democrats than not. there are people, both democrat and republican operatives it think that once we get that early vote and which will come in between 7:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., they will know if obama is far enough ahead that he will be able to carry more of governor romney has a shot. this early vote probably is going to be he
CNBC
Nov 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
. he's already been in wisconsin. he'll be in columbus, ohio, he'll be in des moines iowa, then head back to chicago where he hopes to have a victory party on tuesday night and get some sleep in his own bed. >> apirparently also play some basketball with some chums as part of a ritual on election days past. >>> to bertha coombs for a "market flash." >> watching a company that makes water filtration systems. pall corp. they now say its outlook for the fiscal first quarter and the full year are looking closer to the lower end. part of it is a headwind of 3.5% which amounts to 7 cents to 10 cents a share. >> yikes. 6% decline on that stock. >>> let's recap some of the other big headlines in today's sessi session. toyota revving up its earnings. proftz tripled and the automaker is raising its outlook as well. but southern companies earnings miss on the top and bottom line. ceo of utility companies says is he concerned about an economic slowdown because of uncertainty over the fiscal cliff. you're up to date on that. >>> meantime, 3 million new ipad sales and a 2% tax rate. apple is sitti
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
the key and political divide remains and in "the columbus dispatch." ohio wins with ohio. the "boston globe" reads "economy kept obama afloat. blocked romney win, and here's a forward thinking headline in "the wisconsin state journal." observers say paul ryan now a front-runner for the 2016 gop nomination. tell me we're not already talking about 2016. >> let the race begin. of course, we're keeping our eye on another big story as well this morning. can you probably see the flags moving pretty briskly behind us. that is a sign of what's to come as nasty weather, a nor'easter bears down on already storm-ravaged parts of this east coast. al is live along the new jersey shore with what we can expect. >> all right. we want to get right to our top story, the election results. nbc's kristen welker had a late night covering president obama's campaign, and she joins us this morning from chicago. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah. well, president obama is waking up as a two-term president. a lot of people said it wouldn't be possible because of the stagnan
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
was there today. and our steve brown is there as well live in columbus with more on this enormous battleground. what's the mood, steve? >> well, the polls have closed but voting continues. it is a situation around the ohio state university campus that we're aware of now that if you are in line as the polls close you still get a chance to vote. they will let whoever was in the line part of the 7:30 vote. we started receiving reports that there was a line of over 700 nero -- near ohio state university and one person said it is more like 200. the governor said he was on his way out there to keep folks entertained and keep them company to keep them in line. in this state there is no such thing as extra votes. karl alluded to this a few minutes ago there will be an earlier indicator how this state goes. folks who were veteran political watchers in the state say about 45 minutes in, about 8:15 because the early votes are the ones that get counted and because the obama campaign has made it so central to the campaign strategy that should give them an idea how many votes or what size of a lead the ear
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
with us? we will go on to brooklyn, in columbus, ohio, on our democratic line. >> i just wanted to say congratulations to obama and his family, and go obama. >> we will go next to miami, florida. >> i just wanted to basically say congratulations, obama. i am proud to be a first-time voter. i think things are really going to change in four years. it is his second time in. i think, to the point that he is not running for reelection, the republicans in congress will -- they will stop stalling everything he is trying to do, and try to give the president a chance to change things. >> steve think this will be different? >> i definitely do. this election had a lot of name- calling, trying to attack the other candidates. people have noticed that, and have reacted negatively toward the. obviously, romney did not win the election. i think people are looking for the positive things they will do for the country, instead of, this guy is going to do this. things like that. i think it is a step forward. >> we are joined from nebraska on the independent line. thanks for waiting. >> thank you for takin
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 4:00am EST
but our very own senior correspondent scott cohn. he's at ohio state university in fact in columbus. scott, we want of course to get a sense from you as to the mood there, the feeling there. and it's interesting because ohio's economy is actually a little better than than the national average. how might that impact the results? >> well, it certainly has impacted the campaign. you're right, this is a very, very important state. how important? both candidates made a point of stopping here during their last campaign rallies. president obama was at a rally of about 15,000 people with bruce springsteen and jay-z preceding him. mitt romney with an airport rally slightly later in the day. both of them needing the estate badly. romney perhaps needing it more than president obama does as you look at different paths to the electoral college. take a look at ohio by the numbers. 18 key lector cal votes. the unemployment rate here as kelly mentioned, lower than the national average. 7%. and that has complicated things somewhat as governor romney tries to campaign on a bad economy. obama tries to campai
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2012 8:30am EDT
is right here in columbus, ohio. where they have had a few. i will not say a gaggle of them, but quite a few. and then i heard you earlier on the dollar fight workers, that you and senator brown -- on the delphi workers. you were interviewing the delphi workers. they say they have no pension are not getting any pension. this spin sounds like it is coming from you there a little bit. host: tim ryan? guest: it is a tough situation with the delphi salary folks. we have been working on it along time. my former coach's and family members who were in that group -- i am not here to spend anything, i am here to help them. it was a bankruptcy, a tough deal. but most of those pensions have gone to the pbgc. where they are getting pension money. they may not be getting all of their pension money, but they -- some are getting all. most are betting almost all. we do not have those exact numbers, but we want to find those. they are getting -- that does not diminish the suffering of these families. the economic impact it is having an our community. this is not a political football to score political
WHUT
Nov 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
they had to vote provisionally. there was a place in columbus. there were 50 people standing in line, 40 of those 50 came out having voted provisionally. you know, people not being on the list when they should have been on when they registered, and so we are really concerned about that. pennsylvania. this campaign of confusion around identification, the aclu won that lawsuit. earlier, i got a tax from someone who went to college with me saying that we are required to ask for identification. she told them i am not showing it to you because i know i do not have to, but that kind of confusion leads to a real kind of question. at the end of the day after the election is close, we are going to be really having to deal with this mess and make sure that we have free, fair, and accessible elections and that we are pushing back on all of these voter suppression efforts that were passed by politicians trying to manipulate the laws for their own game. >> were you surprised by what you have seen? and do you think this is going to determine the outcome of the election? and this issue of voter suppres
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> reporter: good morning from a barn outside columbus, george. that's right, with this race so close here in ohio, any major event could tip undecideds or soft voters into the obama camp or the romney camp. so, all eyes are on the jobs report in this nail-biter of an election. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. in west virginia, romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >> the president said he was going to consider putting in place a secretary of business. i don't think that what we need is another government bureaucrat that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a president that actually understands job creation. >> reporter: as the president did in green bay, vegas, and boulder. fresh from hurricane sandy, he talked unity. >> there's no democrats or republicans during a storm. just fellow americans. >> reporter: but minutes after he profiled bipartisan, he launched some attacks of his own. >> governor romney's been u
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
here locally are in the mid 30s. columbus, 27. new york, unfortunately, people still don't have power, 39 degrees. chilly to our north and east. looking at our satellite radar, we're fine. i think we'll see mostly sunny conditions here by afternoon. should be a dry monday. although, a cool monday with highs only about 50 degrees. out to the west, rain out towards st. louis. that is a storm system which will take shape and then reemerge as coastal noreaster around here wednesday and thursday. election day fine. sunny and cool tomorrow. but wednesday and period of storminess around here including a cold rain and plenty of wind wednesday into thursday. watch it carefully. if enough cold air can wrap around the backside of that system, things could get interesting. there's your 7 day. 51 today. 49 tomorrow. and then a warmup by the weekend. 62 by sunday. get it back on the 60s. let's do traffic. >> all right. the latest is eastbound 66 is where we have trouble spots to report. for those continuing inbound this morning trying to work your way down 23. and again, you are going to find the l
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
this morning from columbus, ohio. >> gretchen: i missed you in those debates this year because you always had the great quip. >> thank you very much, gretchen. i want to say to brian and all of his neighbors my heart goes out to you guys. it just devastating. to see this destruction, you know, i don't think people can fully comprehend and god bless you for hanging in there and having such a great spirit. it's encouragement to everybody. >> steve: absolutely. >> brian: everyone around me got it worse and my family and everything like that wondering when things are going to get started. i want to chronicle from the average day perspective what it is going to take to get the lights on, answers on insurance in cases of people needed fema. i want to see the response time and what the problem is with getting gas. because if you look at what we did in haiti and other countries to help out, i mean, i'm not saying in a little while you are going to need air drops of food because the supermarkets aren't getting restocked. gas is not coming in and no one is going to be able to help there is a lot of tru
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
ron claiborne wants to weigh in. he's in ohio, he's in columbus right now and you are there at the secretary of state's office and we know every single vote, every polling place is being watched tonight, ron. >> reporter: they're being watched very closely and, diane, 1.6, 1.8 million voters actually voted early either by absentee ballots or in person going to early voting stations. those will be the first votes counted. we start to get those in about 20, maybe 30 minutes from now. we will get an indication, for example, if there is a high turnout in those early voting areas around cleveland. that would be very favorable to president obama. and meanwhile, as you were saying, the auto bailout has figured prominently in this state something like one in eight jobs are involved in the auto industry and the obama campaign was able to really bludgeon mitt romney with that issue in recent days in a way magnifying romney's attack line saying that those jeeps would be built in china. the response was so overwhelming by the obama administration and auto executives it may hav
CNN
Nov 6, 2012 4:00am PST
ohio, our capital city, columbus, ohio. >> you're looking at everything. sounds like you just listed absolutely everything in your entire state, sir. >> every vote counts in ohio. >> it certainly does, governor strickland. my question for you -- margaret hoover here -- what are the democrats doing specifically to make up for the loss in voter registration that has happened since 2008? some reports have it as high as 490,000 voters, fewer are registered to vote now, four years later. what have you done to make up for that? especially the losses in democratic counties. >> this obama organization is phenomenal, let me tell you. we know where our voters are. we've been in contact with them. the obama organization never left ohio. they've been here for the last four years. we've had over 700 organizers over the last several months in ohio. 120 field offices or more, probably a little more than that. and so we've got our early vote out. we're happy about that. and now today tess a beautiful day and we know where our voters are and we're communicating with them. i'm just so -- so confident
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
that. we have columbus day parades, polish american parades', cinco de am i yo and we even have anglo-american celebrations. i had a reporter say what does that look like? i said you've never been to the revolution meeting? it isn't much of a solution but it is a commemoration. you know, as long as the emphasis has to be on the right you are an italian-american, you are an anglo-american, hispanic american and i talked to somebody from germany last year who chose to become an american and i said why? he said you have so much more freedom here. in germany there are tremendous expectations about what you're supposed to do and how you're supposed to behave and based on your family background. here you are free. we want people who yearn for that freedom to come to the united states. they always have. we want them to continue to do so. it is what makes us americans. we have a question down here. >> mabey if you could ask your question and then ask both of them and we will try to take them. >> i'm a comedian working in the u.s. on an h-1b visa, a process that i wouldn't wish on my worst ene
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am EST
are on the line wi. i think we lost him. hmael.republican, is caller: how are you? columbus, ohio. i am a republican. what i love in the republicans is they -- when they say people give us free money. [indiscernible] i worked for a company and that's where i loved my republican voice. host: lia is on the line. caller: i worked in the primary. what i think needs to happen is we just need to be able to coalesce around a single candidate during the primaries. we cannot do that this time. the social conservatives and religious conservatives and fiscal conservatives need to be able to come together on a candidate. host: is there someone in particular? caller: i worked for ron paul. what needs to happen is the religious social conservatives need to realize that trying to legislate this does not work, obviously. look at what we have. they have to be willing to live a separated life from the world. when they think it through and realize that limited government is the only real way now to go back to a moral society, we need to stop actually subsidizing things like divorce and all the other thing
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
campaign 2012 coverage. our next call from columbus, ohio. this is vai on our line for democrats. caller: fellow how are you? host: tulsa about the races you are watching? caller: sharon brown is ohio. he has done everything. i do not believe he is honest. he said nasty things about mr. brown. he is a wonderful man. and he is great for ohio. i am also a veteran. i support all of the things that the president and the democratic party has done for ohio. i have seen many elections. i am 81 years old. i support all of the women's rights groups. and with the president is doing for our country. now my daughter is from indiana. she is also a strong supporter of the president. we all work with the campaign. i have a brother in new jersey who is going through the terrible things that happened there. also in support of the president. host: have you done anything as far as the brown campaign in the state? caller: i am a little old for knocking on the doors but i worked and one of the offices here for the democratic party. i have been sick for the last three weeks, but i have knocked on doors. i vot
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am EST
romney in columbus, ohio, which we covered on the c-span network. it is all about ohio, ohio, ohio. this is fun -- from the sun. when her post. -- thisate holds its- is from the sunday and her post. swing state holds its sway. caller: if i can get these two gentlemen to take off their name tags for one moment and answer the question. if the republicans had worked with president obama, with the situation we are in now be the same? guest: our argument about the partisanship is that the bottom line is that obama had overwhelming control in the house and senate in the first two years of his presidency. he got some of the things through that he wanted. there were several things i did not work like the stimulus package. there are also many things that he is saying, i will do, that he did not get done when he could do it. i think taking the name ted off -- i think, taking the name tag off, i think this country is split between democrats and republicans. we believe the country is 43% democrat and 40% republican. what you see happening in washington actually reflects the american public. wh
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
herald." the end of the road, clinton stops here. -- clumps here, romney finishes tonight. the columbus dispatch out of ohio, it's decision time. poll hours, 6:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m. the subhead, the last push. a big choice on the government's role is how they decided to headline the subhead. candidates may be close in the polls but their visions are wide apart. just to give you a sam planing of how the newspapers are playing out. as far as our question of why you decided to vote or maybe not decide to vote, there is a website who writes about the idea of those within florida, she's intrusived about those who are not going to vote tonight. she writes in part this. it's true that everybody should vote. but what you'll never hear from the parties is that democracy is better off without voter who is don't do any homework. the rhetoric you hear is about the absolutely no obligation to vote but there are valid reasons to sit it out and among the, if your ballot will an exercise of random selection. you don't feel comfortable with the choices, you might be in the same boat as craig engle. he's a
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 10:30am EST
, with the potential to go to law school. i think romney lost a lot of people in columbus because of that 47%,. >> i am really upset. i cannot believe we again got mr. obama into the white house. i am a nurse. it has been hard in the lower rio grande valley finding a job for a lot of nurses. i feel like patients are not being seen, and so forth, due to to lot of medicare cuts. you see it. yet you go to the groceries and see ladies with their michael korda's purses -- kors purses, and they pay with their lone star card. >> i am shocked and dismayed how this man could have won again. the election -- so many people are out of work. i am an executive in this community who lost his job, who was able to find a job. there are no jobs. the woman who called before, the situation with obama, with our troops and with our embassy -- i think he handled it improperly. i would not be surprised that there might not be an impeachment trial that starts. i think the country is more divided today than ever before. i think he was able to win because so many people have moved to the bottom side of the scale, because there i
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Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> stephanie: skeeter's barbecue. hip-hop barbecue. >> stephanie: let's go to chuck in columbus. you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi, chuck. >> hi. i wonder -- o'reilly talking about how fox news -- you know, has higher ratings than cnn and nbc and all of the others. but then you know, glenn beck saying that you know, liberal media that -- talked about benghazi. i'm confused. which one is it? is everyone listening to fox news? or is nobody listening to fox news and just listen to the liberal media? listen to glenn beck. >> stephanie: they have such great ratings, why aren't they influencing public elections and thought better? all of their spectacular numbers. let's go to kendrick in alabama. welcome. >> caller: stephanie, how you doing? >> stephanie: good. go ahead. >> caller: it seems to me the republicans are trying to keep the country from progressing. special-interest groups are in their pockets. call the government a -- i believe the boycotts would give special interest groups attention when loo
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